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Sunday, March 1

World Compliment Day https://bit.ly/2P0YWw9 and National Pig Day https://bit.ly/2wfF8P0  Do not let your pig know what happens on March 7, it will not think it is a compliment!

Save Ohio Strays Meet and Greet, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Petco, 1052 Williams Reserve Boulevard, Wadsworth. Meet pets up for adoption. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/2PbEuYS

Monday, March 2

Old Stuff Day https://bit.ly/2OX4zvg

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to noon, Medina Community Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

AARP Tax Preparation, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Call Medina County Office for Older Adults, 330-723-9514, for appointment.

Monday Movie Matinee: “Yesterday” 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Meeting Rooms A and B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. A struggling musician wakes up to discover he is the only one on Earth who knows about the Beatles. Adults. Reservations by calling Soprema Senior Center, 330-335-1513.

Empower Parent Workshop: Meltdowns, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Education Room, Summa Health Medical Building, 3780 Medina Road, Medina (enter in the Emergency Room doors). It is OK for a child to have a meltdown, tips on guiding a child through difficult situations. To register, contact Jennifer Gannon at jgannon@medinaesc.org or at 330-723-6393, Ext. 125

Beginning Cross Stitch Series, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Three-part class. Register at https://bit.ly/3bHOO5d

Tuesday, March 3

If Pets had Thumbs Day https://bit.ly/37uWXXu and I Want You to be Happy Day https://bit.ly/2Hr8UCQ

AARP Tax Preparation, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Call Medina County Office for Older Adults, 330-723-9514, for appointment.

Knitting and Crocheting Circle, 10 a.m. to noon., Hickory Room, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Beginners welcome. Making Warm Up Medina County donations.

Camp Wired, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Learn and refresh computer skills. Ages 55 plus. Call for topics, 330-948-1885.

Beginning Beekeeping, 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Fee $85 single, $100 family, includes book, more. Register at https://medinabeekeepers.com/ or call 330-723-6265.

Cleveland Indians Baseball Preview, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Front office executive Hank Winters will recap off-season, raffle prizes and answer questions. Register at https://bit.ly/2SxdsOe

Wednesday, March 4

National Marching Music Day https://bit.ly/2V3bWFc and Hug a GI Day https://bit.ly/39DKdPB What a great combination!

AARP Tax Preparation, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Call Medina County Office for Older Adults, 330-723-9514, for appointment.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Library Scavenger Hunt, 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Complete the hunt, win a prize. Grades 6 to 12.

Charming Tiny Weavings, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Hickory Room, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Learn handweaving and create a mini weaving with yarn. Learn different weaving techniques. Supplies provided. Adults. Register at https://bit.ly/2uQ2Dhl

Recipe Showcase, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth.

Thursday, March 5

Learn What Your Name Means Day https://bit.ly/2UVspvb

AARP Tax Preparation, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Call Medina County Office for Older Adults, 330-723-9514, for appointment.

Camp Wired, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Medina Room, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn and refresh computer skills. Ages 55 plus. Call for topics, 330-725-0588.

Human Trafficking Education Night for Teens and Adults; 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for middle-school aged children; 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. for parents; That Place for Teens; 1480 Pearl Road, Unit 9, Brunswick. Children’s program will focus on trafficking, internet warning signs and how to be safe online. Parents will learn about human trafficking awareness with an emphasis on social media. Sponsored by The Children’s Center of Medina County, the Medina County Coalition Against Human Trafficking, and That Place for Teens. Free.

Perils of Petticoats, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Community Room, Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Overview of women’s mid-19th century fashions and debunks myths about hoop skirts and corsets.

Friday, March 6

National Frozen Food Day https://bit.ly/2UTom2B and Employee Appreciation Day https://bit.ly/2Hqj6eW We do not suggest lobbing a bag of frozen peas at your employees to show appreciation!

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Medina United Methodist Church, 4747 Foote Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Bluegrass Jam and Dinner, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Lafayette United Methodist Church, 6201 Lafayette Road, Medina. Kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m. Donation admission $3, dinner is additional charge. Fish dinner through April 10, $8. Bring favorite dessert to share. Bluegrass/country bands welcome, arrive early to be scheduled.

Wine and Canvas, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Bring wine, snacks, take your original painting home. Fee due to presenter at event, $15. Must be 21 or older to attend. Register at https://bit.ly/2Sz1unx

The Wind in the Willows, 7:30 p.m., Haddad Theater, Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway Street, Medina. Performed by Medina County Show Bix Company. Tickets $12 and $15 at https://bit.ly/39ZpDcR, at Buehler’s or at the door. For more information, call 330-722-5776.

Saturday, March 7

National Crown Roast of Pig Day https://bit.ly/2SvvQau

A Healthy Dose of Nature: Hiking Series, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Chippewa Rail Trail, Chippewa Road, east of Lake Road. Monthly vigorous 3- to 5-mile hike with naturalist. Dress for weather, wear appropriate shoes, bring water bottle. Ages 10 to adult.

Hospice of the Western Reserve Volunteer Education Series, 9 a.m., Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Road, Medina. Training to be a Hospice volunteer. Must pre-register, call 216-255-9090.

Learn to Play Guitar, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Ages 16 and up. Five-week session, $65. Pay at the door. Register at https://bit.ly/2UUQm5W

Step Into a Story, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Mr. Puppet, puppet show, 10:15 a.m.; Mr. Science, 11:15 a.m.; Lindsey Bonilla, mystical folk tales, 12:15 p.m., Medina Weaving and Spinning Guild demonstrate spinning. Walk through three interactive story chapters, become royalty, learn to weave, survive obstacle course, try archery, try calligraphy, create book, more.

Medina County Farm and Garden Show, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Medina County Community Center, Medina County Fairgrounds, 735 Lafayette Road, Medina.

Board Gamers United, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Community Rooms A and B, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Play board games after hours.

Breaking Bread on Bourbon Street, 5:30 p.m., Galaxy Restaurant, 201 Park Center Drive, Wadsworth. Evening of jazz and art to benefit Feeding Medina County. Hors d’oeuvres, art auction, buffet dinner, live and silent auction. Tickets $60. For more information or for tickets, call 330-421-4816 or e-mail info@feedingmedinacounty.org. RESERVATIONS BY FEBRUARY 26. https://bit.ly/2tDj8g7

2020 Green and Gold Gala, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Weymouth Country Club, 3946 Weymouth Road, Medina. Benefits Ears to You, which raises funds to help cancer patients. Three cancer survivors will be celebrated. For tickets or to donate, go to https://bit.ly/2SYcOKD

The Wind in the Willows, 7:30 p.m., Haddad Theater, Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway Street, Medina. Performed by Medina County Show Bix Company. Tickets $12 and $15 at https://bit.ly/39ZpDcR, at Buehler’s or at the door. For more information, call 330-722-5776.

Sunday, March 8

Daylight Savings Time and Proofreading Day https://bit.ly/2u4yQBh Celebrate by proofreading your social media posts before posting, please!!

Medina County Farm and Garden Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Medina County Community Center, Medina County Fairgrounds, 735 Lafayette Road, Medina.

Save Ohio Strays Meet and Greet, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Petco, 1052 Williams Reserve Boulevard, Wadsworth. Meet pets up for adoption. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/2PbEuYS

Live at the Library: Latin-World Fusion, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Victor Samolot, Cleveland-based acoustic guitarist, plays original music blending Latin, jazz, world fusion.

The Wind in the Willows, 2 p.m., Haddad Theater, Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway Street, Medina. Performed by Medina County Show Bix Company. Tickets $12 and $15 at https://bit.ly/39ZpDcR, at Buehler’s or at the door. For more information, call 330-722-5776.

K-9 Kapers, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park, 4985 Windfall Road, Medina. Socialize dogs while hiking. Dogs must be on 8-foot non-retractable leash. Bring towel for muddy feet and water bowl for dog. All ages. Free. No registration.

Natural Discoveries Program Hiking Series: Beneficial Buzzards, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Chippewa Inlet Trail North, state Route 42/Lafayette Road. Award-based hiking series. Ages 7 and up. Free. No registration. Go to https://bit.ly/2HsFdBc for more details.